Community Giving

Women's Fund Presents: Dancing with Our Stars
June 18th, 2018



Online voting with your dollars...

To reserve your tickets for the big event....


The Women's Fund of Central Minnesota would like to cordially invite you to attend the fundraising event of the year! This year's event will feature a dance competition between six local celebrities who have been paired with a professional partner to face off for the chance to win up to $15,000 for the non-profit program/organization of their choice that supports women and girls! This is a do-not-miss event!

Enjoy a casual, fun evening with a great "small plates" buffet and a variety of cocktails and beverages
before the dancing begins.

Monday June 18th, 2018
5:00-8:30 PM

College of Saint Benedict
37 South College Avenue
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Meet Our Dancers

Chris Klimpel and Nathan Eric Hampton dancing to benefit United Way Neighborhood Resource Center

Stephanie Theisen and Dan Triplett dancing to benefit Family Education and Outreach program for the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota chapter

Jenifer Odette and Steve Kuebelbeck dancing to benefit Tanner's Team Foundation

Randy Warzecha and Lucille Guinta-Bates dancing to benefit LEAF-Homeless Student Services Fund.

Adam Heathcote and Rachel Trout dancing to benefit St. Cloud Area Family Y-Y Partners Scholarship Fund

Steve Windfeldt and Lisa Saari dancing to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Central MN-Youth Arts Initiative


The winner is going to be based upon their score from the judges as well as how many dollars they raise for their charity. 40% on judges score and 60% on dollars raised. All the dollars raised will go directly to the organization.

1st Place - $15,000
2nd Place - $10,000
3rd Place - $5,000
4th-6th Place - $2,000

Fundraising starts on May 1st online and continues up until the event. There will be opportunities to donate to the dancer/charity of your choice the night of the event. All dollars will be counted and the winner will be announced at the end of the evening.

To make a donation to your favorite dancer/organization.... CLICK HERE!

To get your tickets to the event... CLICK HERE!

Women's Fund Presents 2018 Event Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors who are supporting the Women's Fund and their mission to improve the lives of women and girls in our community!

Presenting Sponsors - $10,000

Dorothy C. Becker Fund

Grizzly's Wood-Fired Grill*

Leighton Broadcasting*

Gold Sponsors - $5,000




Silver Sponsors - $2,500

Automotive Parts Headquarters

AnnElise Bergstrom

DJ Bitzan Jewelers - Dick, Mimi and Erin Bitzan

Granite Logistics

Gray Plant Mooty

Preferred Credit, Inc.

Mark and Ann Thelen

UBS Financial Services - Rose Windschitl and Christina Van Slooten

Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Company*

Westside Liquor Learning and Event Center *

Bronze Sponsors - $1,000

AIS Planning

Anderson Trucking Service, Inc.

Rick and Helga Bauerly

Shelly Bauerly Kopel and Scott Kopel

Jan Bensen


C&L Distributing*

Barbara Carlson

CentraCare Health

College of Saint Benedict

Kathleen Crawford-Bernick and Mark Bernick

Karla and Mark Donlin

Joanne and Paul Dorsher

Eich Motor Company

Granite Equity Partners

Janet and Tom Grones

Elizabeth Hayden and Charles Flinn

Michael and Karel Helgeson

Mike and Joni Karl/UBS Financial

Joanne and Chris Kudrna

Laraway Financial Advisors, Inc.

Dorrie and Scott Larison

Ledge Wealth Management

Mahowald Insurance Agency


Gary and Jane Marsden

McDonald's Meats*


Louise M. Muggli

Diana Murphy-Podawiltz and Mike Podawiltz

Bronze Sponsors - $1,000 Continued…

Myres Consulting, LLC

Gail Nygaard Anderson

Pediatric Dentistry, PLC

Pilgrims - Home of Gold'n Plump and Just BARE Chicken *

Pixel Blossom Photography*

Bill and LuAnn Popp/Coldwell Banker Burnet

Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.

Dennis and Karol Ringsmuth

Rinke Noonan

Dr. James and Ann Romanowsky


Tri-County Abstract

U.S. Bank

Bob and Penny White

Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Homes

Diane Wojtanowicz

Up to $500

Karen and Rick Ahles

Ameripride Linen and Apparel Services*


Jerry and Elaine Bauerly

Bernice Berns

Blue Moon Design - Sandra Herzog*

Custom Catering by Short Stop*


Franklin Outdoor Advertising*

Lori Greenway

Steve and Brenda Joul

Cathy and Darren Juilfs

Karen and Jerry Jurgens

Bob and Marilyn Obermiller

Park Industries

Molly Renslow

St. Cloud Surgical Center

Strategic Equipment and Supply Corporation*

Times Media*

Caryl Turnow

Pat Welter and Patrick Henry

Matt Wieber-Premier Real Estate Services

Xalon Salon*

Up to $250


John Bryant - GeoComm, Inc.

Colette and Jerry Carlson

GeoComm, Inc.

Patrice Hedlund and Ennis Arntson

Rengel Printing Company*

Greta Stark-Kraker and Chad Kraker

*Denotes full or partial in-kind sponsorship